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Georgia October 2014 Sales Tax Holiday


 Go green in Georgia, October 2014

The Georgia sales tax holiday for Energy Star and WaterSense qualifying products begins one minute past midnight on October 3, 2014, and concludes at midnight, October 5. Qualifying items purchased for personal (noncommercial) use are exempt from sales tax during that time.

Exempt

Energy Star products costing $1,500 or less:

  • Air conditioners and ceiling fans
  • Clothes washers and dishwashers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Doors and windows
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Refrigerators

WaterSense products costing $1,500 or less:

  • Bathroom sing faucets and accessories
  • High-efficiency toilets and urinals
  • Showerheads
  • Weather- or sensor-based irrigation controllers

There are 28 sales tax holidays in 2014. Each one causes extra work for the business that sell qualifying items. Learn how automated sales tax software can help.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.